Jan 16, 2018
Photo: Justin Harvell (left) didn’t see much point in sticking around after the flop gave Scott Baumstein (right) a set of sixes.
Justin Harvell moves all in from the cutoff for 4,975,000, and chipleader Scott Baumstein thinks for a bit before he moves all in over the top with . Harvell turns over , and he needs to improve to stay alive.
The flop comes , and Baumstein takes a commanding lead with a set of sixes and no spades on the board. Only a runner-runner ace-high straight can save Harvell now, but he shakes Baumstein’s hands and leaves the table before the turn card is even dealt.
The turn card is the , the river card is the , and Harvell finishes the hand with a meaningless two pair, jacks and tens, as he is eliminated in sixth place. As for Baumstein, he now has about 17 million in chips — roughly half of all the chips in play.